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πŸ—žοΈ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji

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The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ depicts a rolled and bound newspaper. It is commonly used to represent the news, breaking news stories, the media, journalism, and the killing of insects and spiders. Its usage heavily overlaps with the Newspaper emoji πŸ“°.Β 

The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is also used to commemorate World Press Freedom Day, an annual holiday held by UNESCO on May 3 to remind the world’s governments to respect freedom of the press.

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πŸ“° Newspaper emoji, infodemic

Where does πŸ—žοΈ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji come from?

The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ was approved under Unicode 7.0 in 2014. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts a newspaper with unreadable text that has been rolled up and bound prior to delivery. The Twitter version of the emoji has the newspaper slanted diagonally toward the right, but on all other major platforms the newspaper is slanted toward the left. The Apple, Google, and Facebook versions of the emoji depict the newspaper bound with a rubber band. The Apple and WhatsApp versions depict bound newspapers with titles identical to the ones depicted in their versions of the Newspaper emoji πŸ“°.Β Β 

The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is used to refer to the media and breaking news stories. At the same time, the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is also frequently used to refer to fake newsΒ and misinformation that people may spread via social media. More generally, theΒ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is used when people are sharing or discussing good or bad news with their friends or followers. The usage of the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ largely overlaps with the Newspaper emoji πŸ“°, and the two are often used together.

A sense that is unique to the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is the use of the emoji to refer to killing insects, spiders, and other pests, as rolled newspapers and magazines are often used for this reason in the heat of the moment.

Examples of πŸ—žοΈ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji

In today’s In-depth News Analysis, get a recap of the sports stories that made headlines in S. Korea this year πŸ—žοΈ πŸ“Ίβš½πŸ€βšΎ
@KBSKorea24, December 28, 2017
Today I am thinking about all the hard, sad stories journalists often have to cover and wishing y'all would put some respect in your mouths when you talk about news folks. πŸ—žοΈ
@CatCurtisMurphy, February 22, 2021

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Who uses πŸ—žοΈ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji?

The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is often used to refer to journalism or the news media, especially when a major news story breaks.

The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is also used when people are sharing news with friends.

The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ is also used to refer to killing bugs and spiders.

 

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